Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday signed into law a measure that protects drug users or witnesses who call 911 to report an overdose.
51 lives have been saved in the past six months in Suffolk County because police officers who have also been trained as EMTs have used the nasal spray Narcan to revive men and women who overdosed on drugs.
The Suffolk County Police Department recently joined the New York State Department of Health’s pilot program involving the deployment of the intranasal anti-narcotic medication Narcan.
A man and a woman were found dead inside of a Manhattan apartment, possibly the result of a murder-suicide.
Entertainment and gossip Web Site TMZ.com is reporting that comedian Greg Giraldo has died of an accidental overdose. He was 44.
Mystery and murder on Long Island have sent a community reeling Sunday. A local man is in custody after apparently killing his wife, burning down their house, and then taking her body on a road trip to a local beach.